Communiqué

The Foundation newsletter has been renamed Eurofound News, starting with the January 2007 issue. It is still available in web, email and print formats 10 times per year. It contains articles on current developments in Foundation research and activities as well as upcoming events and latest Foundation publications.

Issues of Communiqué (2002 - 2006) are available below. Issues of Eurofound News (2007 - 2009) are available here.

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Latest issue 2006

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November Director's diary | Working conditions in Europe – what workers say | Research highlights low level of EU mobility | In brief | Latest events and publications pdf
October Director's diary | Is ‘Competitive Europe’ compatible with ‘Social Europe’? | Promoting flexible working time arrangements | In brief | Latest events and publications pdf
September Director's diary | Working time developments in Europe | Life satisfaction high in Romania | In brief | Latest events and publications pdf
July Director's diary | Europe’s manufacturing sector hard hit by job losses | Higher wage increases across the EU | In brief | Latest events and publications pdf
June Director's diary | Employment initiatives for an ageing workforce | Investigating labour market mobility | In brief | Latest events and publications pdf
May Director's diary | Flexible working arrangements in Europe | Embarking on the new work programme | In brief | Latest events and publications pdf
April Director's diary | Temporary agency work in an enlarged European Union | Minimum wages: a global perspective | In brief | Latest events and publications pdf
March Director's diary | Laying the foundations for better monitoring | Expanding business activities in manufacturing, retail and transport sectors | In brief | Latest events and publications pdf
February Director's diary | Your work, your life: matching company needs with worker solutions | High level of business creation activities in the new Member States | In brief | Latest events and publications pdf
January Director's diary | Flexible working time options: a win-win situation for all | Catering for better working conditions | Research and news in brief | Latest events and publications pdf

Latest issue 2005

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December Director's diary | New Director appointed for the Foundation | Focusing on a limited number of relevant policy themes | Research and news in brief | Latest events and publications pdf
November Director's diary | Launch of Foundation Focus | European industrial relations dictionary | Research and news in brief | Latest events and publications | Latest events and publications pdf
October Director's diary | Families, work and social networks | Social partners, redundancies and redundancy costs | Research and news in brief | Latest events and publications pdf
August Director’s diary | Strong link between restructuring and job creation | Lack of training opportunities among non-permanent workers | Research and news in brief | Latest events and publications pdf
June Director’s diary | Comparative study on statutory minimum wages across the European Union | Decreasing levels of industrial action in Europe in the past five years | Research and news in brief | Latest events and publications pdf
May Director’s diary | Check out your quality of life! | Much industrial restructuring activity across Europe | Research and news in brief | Latest events and publications pdf
April Director’s diary | Continued wage moderation across Europe | High levels of life satisfaction in Spain | Research and news in brief | Latest events and publications pdf
March Director’s diary | Industrial relations still differ in the EU, Japan and US | Working conditions and gender in an enlarged Europe | Research and news in brief | Latest events and publications pdf
February Director’s diary | A positive year for working conditions in Europe 2004 | Health, social services and education sectors most at risk from stress | Research and news in brief | Latest events and publications pdf
January Director’s diary | Policies and actions for a healthy Europe | Gender equality and economic effectiveness | Articles in brief | Latest events and publications pdf

Latest issue 2004

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December Time to re-think work-life balance: Second Foundation Forum | Do we need to work longer hours? | Time and flexibility | Investing in work-life balance – a win-win situation? | Work and care - payback for the elderly or investment in a new generation? | Keynote round-up | An economy or a society: where do we live and work? | Focusing firmly on the year ahead | Foundation forges closer ties with the EP | Disability and social exclusion: Reversing the trend | Europe ‘not losing jobs’ due to outsourcing of ICT services pdf
November Quality of life in an enlarged Europe: challenges and opportunities | Parental leave in the European Union | Fewer redundancies, more jobs created | Comparing quality of life in Estonia with the rest of Europe | Industrial relations in Europe – a snapshot | EWCs lead to better industrial relations at company level | Highest home-ownership levels in the new Member States | New chairman of Foundation’s Administrative Board pdf
August Towards the Lisbon objectives: The new four-year programme | Occupational pension systems in Europe | Quality of life in Germany and Poland | Focusing on Europe’s working poor | ERM records high levels of job losses | Living to work, working to live | Life satisfaction varies but Europeans are generally optimistic about the future | Challenging times ahead pdf
June Foundation findings place family policies back on the agenda | Social policy a priority for Dutch EU Presidency | Monitoring industrial change in Europe: future prospects | Quality of life in Europe: theme of the next information campaign | Increasing number of lay-offs in the first quarter of 2004 | Trends and drivers of change in the European railway sector | Benchmarking the quality of industrial relations in the public sector | Changing attitudes toward financial participation | The Foundation’s ‘open-door’ policy pdf
April Less satisfaction with health services in the ACC | Moderate pay increases across Europe in 2003 | Stable year for industrial relations | Advisor bids farewell to the Foundation | 71st Administrative Board meeting | Promoting EU-level social policy | Major differences in collectively agreed holidays across Europe | Increase in number of web users | Living to work – working to live pdf
February Similar perceptions of quality of life across Europe | Higher collective bargaining levels in EU than Japan and USA | Migration levels likely to be small, survey reveals | Sharpening Europe's competitive edge | Spotlight on working conditions in two sectors | A road map for conflict resolution | Working conditions: an international comparison | Europe's small economies worst hit by industrial restructuring cases | Part-time workers still experience adverse working conditions pdf

Latest issue 2003

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December 2004 programme presents challenges and opportunities | Spotlight on social policy for Irish EU Presidency | Local partnerships can boost social inclusion | Reaping the gains of industrial change | Use of IT in publishing and media | Cross-border coordination in the EU motor sector | Better employment prospects for ill, disabled | Web user survey results | New working conditions observatory takes shape pdf
November Approaching enlargement | Changes in Europe's financial services market | Foundation Forum News | Living and working conditions in 2010 | EIRO expands to cover ten enlargement countries | Promoting employee financial participation | Enlargement: longer working hours in the ACC | European Restructuring Monitor | Observers from the acceding countries join the Administrative Board pdf
September An abrupt halt to a brilliant career | Monitoring industrial change in Europe | Time for European-level workplace privacy regulation | Northern Europeans most satisfied with leisure time | Towards better living and working conditions in Europe | Planning for the future | Win-win effect possible with new working time arrangements | Track record in monitoring working conditions pdf
June Better quality jobs will boost EU competitiveness pdf
April Open dialogue a prerequisite for successful CSR pdf
February More women at work, still with less pay pdf

Latest issue 2002

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December Work programme 2003 pdf
October Gender differences persist across EU labour markets the Foundation and enlargement pdf
August Foundation Forum 2002 ; More supportive policies for social inclusion; Balancing demand and supply in home care services; Better governance through clearer social dialogue; Promoting financial participation for employees; EIRO network extended pdf